Definition of Partings

1. Noun. (plural of parting) ¹



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Definition of Partings

1. parting [n] - See also: parting

Lexicographical Neighbors of Partings

particulate emission
particulate matter
particulate radiation
particulates
particuler
partied
partier
partiers
parties
parties of the first part
parties of the second part
partim
parting
parting shot
parting shots
partings (current term)
partis
partis pris
partisan
partisanism
partisanly
partisans
partisanship
partisanships
partita
partitas
partite
partition
partition chromatography
partition coefficient

Literary usage of Partings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metropolitan (1836)
"partings—Oh! who hath not felt their power ? Who hath not mourned o'er the ... partings there are of more bitter ruth, When we breathe farewell to the ..."

2. Walks and Rides in the Country Round about Boston by Edwin Monroe Bacon (1897)
"The fish- way at The partings on the upper pond is maintained by the ... Before the upbuilding of the dam, The partings was a most picturesque spot. ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1887)
"In the first the author deals with what he calls the first or original positions of water-partings. Under this head he endeavours to show the importance for ..."

4. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"partings and Sundry Irregularities in Coal Seams.— The thickness of the mass of strata which separates two consecutive beds of Coal depends mainly on the ..."

5. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"partings are like cleavages in a general way, in that they are planes of low ... partings may be caused by the presence of foreign matter, such as sheets of ..."

6. Wood Pattern-making: The Fundamental Principles and Elementary Practice of by Horace Traiton Purfield (1906)
"The joints that are arranged for the purpose of removing the pattern from the moid are usually called partings, or pattern-makers' ..^partings, and strictly ..."

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